Police charge man after 8 people assaulted at Edmonton McDonald's

Edmonton police have laid charges against a 19-year-old man after eight people were allegedly assaulted at a McDonald’s restaurant on Saturday.

Man, 19, faces 8 counts of assault and 2 counts of assaulting a police officer

A 19-year-old man has been charged with 12 offences after an incident Saturday at this McDonald's near Kingsway Mall. (Scott Neufeld/CBC)

Edmonton police have laid charges against a 19-year-old man after eight people were allegedly assaulted at a McDonald's restaurant on Saturday.

Police were called to a McDonald's at 10520 111th Ave. at 3:30 p.m. that day. They found three bystanders holding a suspect on the ground outside the restaurant.

"The suspect appeared to be intoxicated and had allegedly assaulted approximately eight people unknown to him inside the restaurant," police said in a news release Monday.

Paramedics attended the scene but did not need to treat anyone.

The suspect has been charged with eight counts of assault, two counts of assaulting a police officer, mischief and failing to comply with a probation order.

Police continue to investigate.